Clovis group helps publish portions of scripture for missionaries.

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(CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) Six-year old Matthew Gross, left, helps his dad Jon Gross staple Scripture portions together Saturday at High Plains Baptist Church. Members were at the church Saturday to get a hand-on approach to helping missionaries. Eric Kluth: CNJ staff writer She cannot see, but that doesn’t stop High Plains Baptist Church […]

Professor fails in attempt to avoid war

Bob Huber: CNJ columnist A learned friend of mine spent the holidays in Los Angeles and later wondered if she shoulda stood in bed. Her sad tale began when she left the comforts of her prairie home in eastern New Mexico and drove to Albuquerque to catch a plane. Remember last month when a blizzard […]

Online library gift to readers the world over

CNJ staff As if the Internet didn’t already have more information than most people can process in a lifetime, Google, the search engine company, is planning to digitize entire books — millions of them — from major university and public libraries. Thus people at their home computers will have access to books previously available only […]

Cowboy clay artist will open new show

Clyde Davis: Local Columnist What he does, in the case of cowboy artist Curtis Fort of Tatum, is to create clay sculptures of beauty and authenticity, depictions of the ranching lifestyle, past and present. These clay pieces are then cast in bronze and released in limited editions. To say cowboy artist is to say not […]

Roberts, Rosa

Rosa Roberts Services: Have been held. Rosa D. Roberts, 98, of Clovis, died Monday Oct. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born on Aug. 9, 1906, in Yellville, Ark., to R.G. and Martha Dozier. She received her bachelor’s degree from East Texas University in 1928. She moved to the Texico-Farwell area in 1936 and […]

Earth Day collections of phone books urged

Monday is Earth Day, and as part of the environmental observation, efforts are being made to collect phonebooks for recycling instead of having them go into the landfill. The Rooney and Moon morning show on KSMX MIX107.5 radio sponsored a three-hour recycling event on Thursday, according to a news release from the station. The city […]

Local movie buffs take their picks

By Michelle Seeber Area residents were not surprised when “The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King” dominated the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Out of 35 people polled Sunday afternoon at the North Plains Cinema 4 movie theater in Clovis, 32 chose “Rings” as best picture. David Marricle of Muleshoe said he was […]

Come sing along with Dr. Seuss musical

CNJ Staff Characters from the many Dr. Seuss books will meet up in the Jungle of Nool to sing their hearts out in a four-performance musical scheduled to run tonight through Saturday at the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium in Lubbock. The musical, titled “SEUSSICAL the Musical” and targeted to the 7- to 8-year-old age group, will […]

Eye-opening books can be right Christmas gifts

By Thomas Sewell When the joy of Christmas starts turning to the desperation of trying to find the right gift, that is the time to turn to that old standby — books. You don’t have to know someone’s measurements to buy a book, nor does it have to match their current wardrobe or fit in […]

CCC books trading spaces

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James Tyson, left, reaches to the top shelf Wednesday as he boxes books that will be taken to the new library later in the week. Also helping were TRiO employees at the college Tara Grant, right, and Carolyn Rogers, background. Photo: Eric Kluth. By Glen Seeber Usually when books disappear off the shelves of a […]